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High Bad Cholesterol Ups Death Risk Even for Healthy: Study

NEW YORK:People who are young and healthy may still be vulnerable to the risk of premature death from cardiovascular disease if they have higher levels… Read more..

Physical Activity at Office Reduces Stress

WASHINGTON:Turns out, greater physical activity at the office can help reduce psychological stress during after work hours, a new study reveals.Workers in open office seating… Read more..

Herpesvirus May Lead to Bipolar, Depression

Scientists have discovered the human herpesvirus HHV-6 in the neurons of people who lived with bipolar or severe depression.The human herpesvirus (depicted here) may be… Read more..

Drug-Laced Mosquito Net May Help Prevent Malaria

LONDON:A novel mosquito net that contains insecticides could prevent millions of cases of malaria, according to a Lancet study. A two-year clinical trial in West… Read more..

Monsanto Ordered to Pay $289 Million in World’s First Roundup Cancer Trial

A California jury found Monsanto liable in a lawsuit filed by a man who alleged the company’s glyphosate-based weed-killers, including Roundup, caused his cancer and… Read more..

17.05 Lakh Cases of Acute Respiratory Infection in Delhi from 2013-17

NEW DELHI:Over 17 lakh cases of acute respiratory infection were reported in Delhi from 2013 to 2017, a parliamentary committee said today, calling for immediate… Read more..

Health Ministry Lays Down New Policy to Tackle Thalassemia

NEW DELHI:The Union health ministry has come up with a comprehensive set of guidelines to control and prevent hemoglobinopathies or genetic hemoglobin disorders such as… Read more..

NCB Busts Gurgaon-Based Online Pharmacy for Shipping Illegal Drugs

NEW DELHI:The NCB has busted an illegal Gurgaon-based online pharmacy that was allegedly shipping psychotropic medicinal tablets to the US and some European countries under… Read more..

Herbal Clinic Declared Couple 'HIV Positive' and 'Cures'

NEW DELHI:A district consumer court in New Delhi has fined a herbal clinic and a Mumbai-based lab Rs 25,000 each for misleading a Haryana-based couple… Read more..

India Not on Track to Meet 2030 Targets of Reducing Child Mortality

Almost half of the districts in India are not on track to reduce the mortality rates of newborns and meet the target set under the… Read more..

Hospitals Not Required to Stay Healthy, do Yoga, Says Union Minister Satyapal Singh

KASARGOD:Hospitals or medical education is not required to remain healthy, said Satyapal Singh, union junior minister for HDR for higher education.The minister was responding to… Read more..

Health Dept to Impart ‘Team Building’ Training

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:Close on the heels of its decision to upgrade 503 primary health centres (PHC) as family health centres (FHC), the Health Department is planning to… Read more..